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Health Information Science: Bachelor of Science Degree

  • Fall
  • Winter

Study Options
  • Co-Op
  • Location
    Victoria BC
  • Campuses


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    City of Victoria
  • Length
    Four Years
  • Tuition Estimate
    $6428 per year
  • Book & Supplies Cost Estimates
    $2000 per year
  • Credential Granted
    Bachelor's Degree

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Application Deadline Advice

Applications must be submitted by March 31 for September entry or October 31 for January entry. Early application is recommended.

Application Fee: $76.25

1) Program Admission Requirements


1A. Admission Requirements for BC Secondary School Graduates:

All of:

  • English 11 or English 11 First Peoples
  • Foundations of Math or Pre-Calculus 11
  • Social Studies 11
  • one approved Science 11
  • English 12 or English 12 First Peoples
  • Foundations of Math 12 or Pre-Calculus 12
  • two approved academic 12 courses


1B. Admission Requirements for Applicants Transferring from Other Faculties or Institutions:

  • meet the admission requirements for secondary school graduates (detailed above); or
  • completed at least 12 units of university courses and have at least a 4.0 (ie B-) grade point average.


  • submit a personal written submission

Admission Advice

1. Admission is limited. Selection is based on grades and a personal written submission.

2. For a list of approved Grade 11 & 12 courses click here.


2) Institution Admission Requirements

Applicants also have to satisfy UVic's institution admission requirements as listed below.

English Language Requirements


One of the following (minimum scores):

  • 86% on the BC English 12 provincial exam within the last three years
  • 86% in English 12 in another Canadian province within the last three years
  • Level 6 on the Language Proficiency Index (LPI)
  • A score of 4 on the Advanced Placement Exam in English Language and Composition
  • A score of 4 on IB Higher Level English
  • 1.5 units of transferable university level English credits
  • A degree from an accredited English speaking university

If you do not meet one of these requirements, you must write the Language Proficiency Index to determine placement in an appropriate English course

Verify with the institution directly

General Admission Requirements (All Students)

For students directly entering an undergraduate program after high school, admission is based on four academic courses.

English Language Requirement - You must have proficiency in English at a level suitable for your desired program.

BC Secondary School (or equivalent)

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Canadian High School student


You will want to visit:

Canadian High School student

BC Transfer Student

Out-of-Province Transfer Student

Mature Student

Mature Student admission is dealt with in the Special Access Category


International Student

View admission details for International Students.


Other Student (including Special Consideration)

Students who may not qualify under the regular categories of admission can learn more about UVIC's Other Applicant Categories.


Training in a program like this one can lead to different careers. Related occupations are presented to show potential career options, not definite outcomes.

Follow the links to learn more about these careers on WorkBC's career profiles.